Smell, Smellscape And Place-making: A Review Of Approaches To Study Smellscape

Xiao, Jieling (2018) Smell, Smellscape And Place-making: A Review Of Approaches To Study Smellscape. In: Handbook of Research on Perception-driven Approaches to Urban Assessment and Design. IGI-Global, Hershey, pp. 240-298. ISBN ISBN13: 9781522536376

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Sensory studies such as soundscape, thermal and lighting comfort, smellscape is relatively less explored. Reviewing existing studies of smells and smellscapes can help researchers to better understand the field and bring insight for further research. This chapter starts explaining the smellscape concept consisted of four elements: smells and sources, human perceptions, physical environment and context of places. It then reviewed current approaches to investigate smellscapes and derived an integrated smellscape research framework from exisiting literature. Limitations and debates around designing smells have also been addressed in this chapter. Based on the review, this chapter also outlines future research directions of smellscapes.

Item Type: Book Section
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Date: January 2018
Subjects: K100 Architecture
K300 Landscape Design
K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > Birmingham School of Architecture and Design
Depositing User: jieling Xiao
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2018 10:23
Last Modified: 13 May 2020 05:30

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